This is a still frame from a video sent by the Kaguya lunar orbiter in April. Yesterday, the Japanese space agency launched a new video web site that houses footage from Kaguya and other missions.
In other robotic space exploration news:
- The Mars Phoenix team reported the first Martian water is now being analyzed in the onboard labs
- Cassini scientists announced they have confirmed the existence of large lakes on Titan
- The Mars Express spacecraft buzzed by Phobos
- The New Horizons team is keeping busy
- The Opportunity rover is struggling to free itself from some rocky soil as it makes its way over to the wall of a crater
- Check out the latest Carnival of Space